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Canadian National Railways fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1914-1952

The fonds consists of records from the Canadian National Railways. It includes a CNR Employees' Medical Aid Association of B.C. Constitution and By-Laws handbook (1937), The CNR in 1952 a booklet form Annual Report, five Authorized Boiler Pressures and Haulage Rates for Locomotives charts (1937, 1941, 1944, 1948 and 1951), and six architectural drawings consisting of blueprints from the CNR and GTP for the Rupert townsite (191-), Station building at Endako and trackage (1922), Station surveys for Pacific (1928) and Smithers (1928), Prince Rupert easterly track before fencing Mile 200 to 240 (1914), McBride (1928), Mile 340 to 360 Telkwa to Endako (1915), Mile 100 to 120 with 3 tunnels showing Vanarsdol, Phillips Creek, Usk and Hardscrabble Creek (1914), and a blueprint of Prince Rupert's waterfront showing CNR terminals with markings in red and yellow that was used for the Municipal Act and CN Railway appeal of Assessment (1927).

Canadian National Railways

City of Prince Rupert fonds

  • Fonds
  • 1909-1929, 1943-1980

The fonds consists of annual and departmental reports (1910-1916,1932, 1942-44, 1949), building inspector's diary (1913), a plan book from the Engineering Dept. from 1911- 1922 showing City datum, elevations, bench marks, plans, and blueprints. Includes correspondence from engineer F.S. Clements, a 1910 fire insurance plan, a 1914 assessment roll, wage records for the city (1921-1922, 1928-1929), a balance sheet for December 1911, and records relating to auction sales in 1909. Includes Water Supply and Electric System (Woodworth Lake) from 1911, an agreement between the Prince Rupert Hydro Electric Company Limited and the City of Prince Rupert from 1913, sewer system reports (1912), a garbage collection report (1947), voters lists, building permits (1949-1976), blueprints and plans relating to wartime housing, Fairview Cemetery, a plan of naval buildings (1943), architectural records (blueprints and plans) relating to the activities of the Canadian National Railways (in particular, the Prince Rupert Dry Dock), records of construction projects in Prince Rupert, Centennial Park plans, and a Prince Rupert Centennial Library drawing. The fonds also includes records of the local Royal Canadian Mounted Police (1965-1967), an economic development report (1963), financial statements, Freedom of the City certificate for William B. Hick, an Italo Canadian Club certificate from 1961, and the Museum of Northern BC constitution and bylaws (1973). Includes photographs of the first city council in March 1910, City Hall on Fulton Street, aldermen, drydock site, Grand Trunk Pacific construction, sternwheeler "Hazelton" the yacht club's first boat house, fire truck and firemen, waterworks and road construction, Duke of Connaught, Charles M. Hays, Mayor Sam Newton, Alderman G.W. Kerr, L. Bullock-Webster, T.R. Maitland, D.W. Morrisey, H. Douglas, Dr. W. B. Clayton, John Dybhaven, Booth School, aerial views, Fairview Terminal, waterfront, Vickersville, first passenger train, Methodist Church, government buildings, ships, GTP Hotel, Totem Park, Canadian Fish & Cold Storage, Seal Cove Sawmill, industrial site, Mayor Harry Daggett, and Queen Charlotte City council members from 2006 and 2009.

Prince Rupert (B.C.)